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You searched for: mediatype:movies AND collection:conceptualimagelab AND subject:"Global Warming, Earth Science, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Chemistry/Carbon And Hydrocarbon Compounds, Methane"
[movies]Methane's Connection to Global Warming - NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
Methane is a simple compound made of carbon and hydroge. This gas comes from ordinary sources, like cattle herds and garbage dumps. On a planetary scale it also has a significant impact on climate. As it builds up in the atmosphere, it traps energy from the sun like a layer of insulation. Carbon dioxide does much the same thing-it causes global warming by trapping heat. But as experts struggle to curtail global climate change, a decrease of atmospheric methane might be easier to achieve than pro...
Keywords: Global Warming, Earth Science, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Chemistry/Carbon and Hydrocarbon Compounds, Methane; What -- Sun; What -- Earth
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